Fri 09-06-2017 22:05 PM

UAE Presidential Affairs Minister attends Astana EXPO-2017 opening

ASTANA, 9th June, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, attended the opening of Astana EXPO-2017 in the Kazakhstani capital on Friday, in the presence of Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, and leaders of other countries.

Sheikh Mansour earlier met with President Nazarbayev and conveyed greetings and best wishes for Kazakhstan from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The duo discussed ways of bolstering political, economic and cultural ties and exchanged their views on regional and international developments, as well as on issues of mutual concern.

The UAE delegation, headed by Sheikh Mansour, included H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group and Chairman of the Higher Committee of Expo 2020 Dubai; Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Media Council; Fares Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Advisor at the Presidential Affairs Ministry, and and Dr. Mohammed Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan.